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Jan 29, 2016, 11:00 ET

2015 Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Benefits Working Families With Average Of $2,400 In Tax Refunds

 The Greater Los Angeles Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Campaign Partnership, including United Way of Greater Los Angeles, the City and County...

Nov 21, 2015, 14:51 ET

United Way Of Greater Los Angeles Hosts 9th Annual HomeWalk

Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted its 9th Annual HomeWalk to end homelessness for all in L.A. County, a 5K run and walk in Exposition...

Oct 29, 2015, 11:00 ET

United Way And Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Expand Public/Private Partnership To End Homelessness Throughout L.A. County

 In 2015, the Home For Good Funders Collaborative, led by United Way of Greater Los Angeles and a partnership of 25 foundations, corporations,...

Jun 05, 2015, 17:40 ET

VA Secretary McDonald and Mayor Garcetti Call on Landlords to Join in Ending Veteran Homelessness at "Homes For Heroes" Breakfast

 Today, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, and the United Way of Greater Los...

Jan 29, 2015, 16:13 ET

Los Angeles Will End Veteran Homelessness By End Of Year

 Today, national and local government officials, non-profit and philanthropic organizations and the local business community have come together...

Nov 15, 2014, 14:32 ET

United Way of Greater Los Angeles Hosts 8th Annual HomeWalk

Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted the 8th Annual HomeWalk to end homelessness, a 5k run and walk in Exposition Park in downtown....

Nov 11, 2014, 10:00 ET

LA County Residents Unaware Of Scale Of Homelessness In LA County

 United Way of Greater Los Angeles released today findings from its 2014 Homelessness Perceptions Survey, which uncovered some key...

Jul 16, 2014, 20:29 ET
First Lady Michelle Obama greets the crowd at the Unite for Veterans Summit today in Los Angeles. Also on stage are The Honorable Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles; Matthew Smith, a veteran; and Elise Buik, CEO of United Way of Los Angeles, the event host. (PRNewsFoto/United Way Greater Los Angeles)

First Lady Michelle Obama Headlines United Way's Veterans Summit; Leaders Gather To End Veteran Homelessness And Unemployment In Los Angeles

 Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles, The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy hosted the...

Nov 23, 2013, 13:30 ET

United Way Of Greater Los Angeles Hosts 7th Annual HomeWalk

Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted the 7th Annual HomeWalk to end homelessness, a 5k run and walk in Exposition Park in downtown Los...

Oct 30, 2013, 11:50 ET

Kobe Bryant Taking Stand Against Homelessness In LA County

WHAT: As part of United Way's campaign to end poverty in L.A. County, the organization will host its 7th Annual HomeWalk, a 5K run/walk to...

Sep 19, 2013, 11:00 ET

Home For Good Funders Collaborative Will Yield Housing For 1,300 Homeless Individuals

 The Home For Good Funders Collaborative today announced that its second year of funding once again exceeds $100 million, generating a total...

Jul 12, 2013, 17:52 ET

Home For Good Calls on Regional Partners to Redouble Efforts to End Chronic and Veteran Homelessness

More than 300 non-profit, government, philanthropic and business leaders convened today to assess new data on chronic and veteran homelessness in...

Jul 09, 2013, 11:00 ET

Home For Good Summit

 More than 300 non-profit, government, philanthropic and business leaders will meet to assess the half-way point of the Los Angeles Business...

Feb 19, 2013, 12:30 ET

Mayors Cory Booker, Rahm Emanuel and Antonio Villaraigosa Headline United Way of Greater Los Angeles' Education Summit

 Three of the country's leading "Education Mayors," Cory Booker (Newark), Rahm Emanuel (Chicago), and Antonio Villaraigosa (L.A.), will gather...

Nov 17, 2012, 13:45 ET

United Way Of Greater Los Angeles Hosts 6th Annual Homewalk

Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted the 6th Annual HomeWalk to end homelessness, a 5k run and walk commencing in Exposition Park, in...

Nov 12, 2012, 15:35 ET

Kobe Bryant To Serve As Honorary Chair Of 6th Annual HomeWalk To End Homelessness In L.A. County -- November 17

WHAT: Part of United Way's campaign to end poverty in L.A. County, HomeWalk is a 5K run/walk to raise public awareness and fund solutions...

Nov 09, 2012, 12:00 ET

Post 9/11 Veterans' Returning Home; Thousands At Risk Of Poverty, Unemployment

 United Way of Greater Los Angeles today released its inaugural report on the state of the local Veteran Community, titled Helping Our Heroes:...

Oct 11, 2012, 16:51 ET

6th Annual HomeWalk To End Homelessness Chaired By Lakers Star Kobe Bryant

 For the second straight year, LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant is teaming up with United Way of Greater Los Angeles as Honorary Chair of the 2012...

Jun 14, 2012, 13:31 ET

Edison International and United Way Focus on Breaking the Cycle of Poverty with the Energy Assistance Fund

The majority of renters living in Los Angeles pay between 30 and 50 percent of their income on rent. This staggering statistic, along with the...

Feb 06, 2012, 14:00 ET

2011 Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Benefits Working Families With Up to $5,751 in Tax Refunds

 The Greater Los Angeles Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Campaign Partnership and United Way of Greater Los Angeles, the City and...